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Hi there! 👋
I'm Garrett Green.

Full Stack Software Engineer 👨‍💻
JavaScript Developer

About Me

Prior to pivoting my career towards software engineering, I worked at a major advertising agency and launched a freelance writing career. After working with Fortune-100 brands at VaynerMedia, serving as Gary Vaynerchuk’s assistant, and writing for UPROXX Media I longed for a more challenging career that would allow me to grow and evolve as a creative professional.

After some introductory, online JavaScript classes I was hooked; I knew software engineering was the career path for me. In September 2018, I enrolled in Fullstack Academy’s full-time Software Engineering Immersive program. Upon graduating from Fullstack in December 2018, I was offered a Teaching Fellowship role to help the next cohort of students in their journey to software engineering.

In April 2019 I started as a Jr. Full Stack Engineer at Paro in Chicago. At Paro, we're building the future of finance work by empowering people to do what they love. Check it out at Paro.io

When I'm not being a professional computer nerd... I'm probably exploring new bars/restaurants in Chicago, going to a concert, watching sports, wishing I had a pup, and tweeting too much.

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Tech + Tools I Use

  • JavaScript (ES6+), TypeScript, PostgreSQL/ORM, MySQL, Node, Sequelize, TypeORM, Serverless Framework, AWS Lambda, AWS DynamoDB, Express, GraphQL, React, Redux, HTML, CSS, Git, RESTful APIs, Passport (OAuth), Babel, Webpack, Socket.io, React-Router, Bootstrap, Travis CI, Heroku, Axios, Material UI Framework, Semantic UI React Framework, Jest, Mocha, Chai, Enzyme, Jasmine, Testem, Asana, MacOS

Projects I've Worked on 👨‍💻

  • Pass The Aux - A Spotify App

    Hackathon Project for Fullstack Academy Of Code

    About: Pass The Aux combines the Tinder-Swipe UX with building playlists on Spotify.

    Tech Stack: Spotify API, React, Redux, Node, PostgreSQL, Express, Sequelize, Passport, Semantic UI React

    Leftover Rover

    Team Project for Fullstack Academy Of Code

    About: Leftover Rover is a mobile-first web app offering a unique on-demand delivery service.

    Tech Stack: Socket.io, React, Redux, Node, PostgreSQL, Express, Sequelize, Mapbox, Webpack, Semantic UI React

    Today In Phishtory

    Personal Project

    About: Today In Phishtory is a custom Twitter-bot that posts historical content about the band Phish.

    Tech Stack: Node, Express, Twitter API, Phish.net API, Cron Jobs, Glitch.com

    Top-To-Bottom

    Team Project for Fullstack Academy Of Code

    About: Custom e-commerce app built from the ground up.

    Tech Stack: React, Redux, Node, Express, Sequelize, Mocha, Chai, Material-UI

  • A Little More About Me

    • I've seen the band Phish live over 20 times.
    • Richie Havens once gave me a guitar lesson.
    • My favorite movie is 'Swingers' with Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau.
    • I got to interview Antonio Brown about his favorite soups.